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Meet the Staff

Hours of Operation (MDRL)

Skilled staff with professional experience and knowledgeable student employees are available to help with digital and multimedia needs. Additional research support available via AU Libraries' Research Support group.

Chris Mixon
Information Technology Specialist V
B.S. Geology, M.S. Geography (ABT)

Specialities include: GIS, mapping, and media
Contact Chris Mixon:  (334) 844-7424
  • Construction & Mining Surveyor, J.F. Shea Co., Milwaukee, WI
  • Digital Cartographer, UW-Milwaukee Cartography and Geographic Information Science Center
  • Army Reserve Officer, 961st Engineer Battalion
  • Project Manager for Layne-Northwest, Special Projects Division
  • Technical Illustrator and Designer, self-employed
  • Advertising Assistant, DDB Needham, Chicago, IL
  • Auburn University Libraries map cataloging, research support, collection development and GIS / Media Lab Manager
  • Auburn University Libraries, Information Technology Specialist and MDRL Manager

Gary Hawkins
Information Technology Specialist V
B.F.A. Graphic Design & Illustration (AU '97), M.S. Engineering Design Graphics
Specialties include: Still graphics, broadcast design, motion graphics, videography, audio editing, 3D modeling/ texturing/ lighting/ character rigging/ animation, special effects, rendering and compositing
Contact Gary Hawkins: (334) 844-8067 
  • Graphic Artist, WRIC-TV8, Richmond, VA
  • Art Director, WRIC-TV8, Richmond, VA
  • Auburn University Libraries, Information Technology Specialist
Eileen Hall
Information Technology Specialist V
B.A. Graphic Design, M. Library Information Science

Specialities include: graphic design, library science
Contact Eileen Hall: (334) 844-1703
  • Archival Technician, Digital Collections; W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library at University of Alabama
  • Auburn University Libraries, Information Technology Specialist

ChelsyPortrait.jpg Chelsy Hooper
Instructional Technology Specialist IV
B.A. French, M. Ed. Instruction
Specialties include: student instruction in multimedia, educational technology integration, faculty training, conference presentations, portfolios, design thinking
Contact Chelsy Hooper: (334) 844-8102 
  • Teacher, 1:1 laptop enviroment, Ursuline Academy, Wilmington, DE
  • Computer Teacher, Faculty Trainer, Overbrook School, Nashville, TN
  • Technology Integration Specialist, Ensworth School, Nashville, TN
  • Presenter, International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), Future of Education Technology (FETC), National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), iBooks Author Conference
  • Apple Teacher, Adobe Creative Educator
  • Auburn University Libraries, Information Technology Specialist, Instructional Technology Specialist


Last updated: 05/07/2020